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  1. Loose balls: Moser, Thornton, stretch

    Chris Forsberg

    A few odds and ends around the Boston Celtics as we trudge towards the start of training camp later this month: • Moser signs in Lithuania: Mike Moser, an undrafted rookie who raised eyebrows with solid play for the Celtics summer league tea...

    Blog | September 02, 2014
  2. Are you in Love with a high draft pick?

    Chris Forsberg

    The odds suggest that the Boston Celtics are most likely to walk away from Tuesday's draft lottery with the fifth (23.7 percent) or sixth (34.2) pick in the 2014 NBA draft. And while luck hasn't been on their side in past years, let's assume the ping...

    Blog | May 18, 2014
  3. Kevin Garnett's declaration of loyalty means the Boston Celtics a...

    Chris Forsberg

    KG says he's staying put, upping the odds the rest of the Celtics do, too

    Story | Conversation | February 16, 2013
  4. Playoff odds: Long road to division title

    Chris Forsberg

    John Hollinger's playoff odds debuted this week and, despite Boston's up-and-down play at the start of the 2012-13 season, its playoff odds (82.4 percent entering Tuesday's games) suggests an Eastern Conference berth is a bit of a slam dunk. Now winn...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  5. Celtics like their chances, despite odds

    Chris Forsberg

    Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE/Getty ImagesCan the Celtics contain LeBron James and the Heat in Game 7 Saturday in Miami?MIAMI -- Early in Doc Rivers' off day conference call Friday, a reporter pointed out that the odds are strongly against a road team win...

    Blog | June 09, 2012
  6. Odds & ends: The 2-0 hole

    Chris Forsberg

    With help from our friends at ESPN Stats and Info, a look at what history tell us about the 2-0 hole the Boston Celtics are facing against the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals: * Entering this series, teams that have led 2-0 in a best-o...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  7. Odds & ends: Will pattern continue?

    Chris Forsberg

    BOSTON -- Our friends at Elias Sports Bureau add a few more noteworthy nuggets as we wait for Game 7 between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers at TD Garden: * The Celtics and Sixers have alternated wins through the first six games of this ...

    Blog | May 26, 2012
  8. Odds & ends: Game 7 in focus

    Chris Forsberg

    ESPN Stats and Info provides the numbers of note as the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers prepare for Game 7 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series Saturday night at TD Garden: * Home teams are 87-22 (79.8 percent) all-time in Game 7. * ...

    Blog | May 25, 2012
  9. Odds & ends II: More on closeouts

    Chris Forsberg

    An afternoon dose of closeout data with a tip of the cap to the folks at Elias Sports Bureau: * A lopsided Game 5 victory could aid the Celtics' cause. Boston is the 47th team to win Game 5 of a best-of-seven series that was tied 2-2 by 15+ points...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  10. Odds & ends: Open to a close?

    Chris Forsberg

    With help from our friends at ESPN Stats and Info, a look at what past playoff series tell us about how Game 6 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series between the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers might play out: * In NBA history, teams that...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  11. Odds & ends: The 2-2 split

    Chris Forsberg

    A quick glimpse at what the results of past series tell us before the Boston Celtics and Philadelphia 76ers meet in Game 5 of an Eastern Conference semifinal series Monday night at TD Garden (all numbers from ESPN Stats and Info data): * The home ...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  12. Odds and ends: 2-1 stranglehold?

    Chris Forsberg

    A few last-minute stats that emphasize the power position that the Boston Celtics are in up 2-1 entering Friday's Game 4 against the Philadelphia 76ers (stats courtesy of ESPN Stats and Info): * Including the first round of this postseason, team w...

    Blog | May 18, 2012
  13. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Boston Celtics in control of series ... unle...

    Chris Forsberg

    The odds heavily favor the Celtics to advance... unless they blow Game 6.

    Story | Conversation | May 09, 2012
  14. Odds and ends: The 3-1 lead

    Chris Forsberg

    A quick look at what past playoff series tell us about the importance of Tuesday's Game 5 of an Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks, with help from our friends at ESPN Stats and Info: * Teams with a...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  15. Odds and ends: Opportunity knocks

    Chris Forsberg

    A quick look at what past playoff series tell us about the importance of Sunday's Game 4 of an Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks, with help from our friends at ESPN Stats and Info: * Teams with a 2...

    Blog | May 05, 2012
  16. Odds and ends: Importance of Game 3

    Chris Forsberg

    How important is Game 3 of an Eastern Conference quarterfinal series between the Boston Celtics and Atlanta Hawks with the series tied at 1 game apiece as it shifts to TD Garden? According to ESPN Stats and Info, teams that won Game 3 of a tied serie...

    Blog | May 02, 2012